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Version 1.1

Pop-up shows keyboard layout for text fields.

YouType overview

YouType is a cool program that will allow you to work on your computer more efficiently. When you hover your mouse over any text field, YouType shows you the current keyboard layout as a flag next to the pointer. You will see the current language at the location on the screen where you are working just before you enter the text! It is incredibly convenient! This will allow you to commit fewer typing errors and not waste time on a fix already printed. Just try it, you'll like it!

What’s new in version 1.1

Updated on Feb 01 2015

Version 1.1:
The main changes:
  • Added support for the following input methods:
    • Ainu;
    • Chinese, Traditional Cangjie;
    • Chinese, Traditional Pinyin - Traditional;
    • Chinese, Traditional Stroke - Traditional;
    • Chinese, Traditional Sucheng;
    • Chinese, Traditional Zhuyin;
    • Chinese, Traditional Zhuyin - Eten;
    • Chinese, Simplified Pinyin - Simplified;
    • Chinese, Simplified Stroke - Simplified;
    • Chinese, Simplified Wubi Xing;
    • Japanese Romaji;
    • Japanese Hiragana;
    • Japanese Katakana.
    • Korean 390 Sebulshik;
    • Korean (2-Set);
    • Korean (3-Set);
    • Korean GongjinCheong Romaja;
    • Korean HNC Romaja;
    • Tamil Anjal;
    • Tamil Tamil99;
    • Vietnamese Simple Telex;
    • Vietnamese Telex;
    • Vietnamese VIQR;
    • Vietnamese VNI;
  • Added option to hide the icon from the main menu;
  • Added option to make the flag smaller;
  • Added option to shift the flag lower;
  • Additional features (require the YouType-Helper app):
    • Showing the flag in all text fields;
    • Do not show flag in static text (of the browsers supported only Safari);
    • Hide the flag when typing.





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App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
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Mar 18 2016
Mar 18 2016
Version: 1.1
Free: http://www.youtype.me
Dec 25 2014
Dec 25 2014
Version: 1.0.7
If you like me use contemporary multiple languages in a document, then you owe it to yourself to buy this utility. It shows itself even better in languages that are written from right to left like Arabic, Persian, Hebrew. It gives you the opportunity to determine the direction of your cursor before typing anything, thus, avoiding silly mistakes by using the incorrect keyboard. It's worth every cent you pay for it. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)